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Feb 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
to bring to our attention that february 4th was the 1 hundred birthday of rosa parks. and i think we will be voting on a reduction today to recognize rosa parks. the other thing i want to speak today, i am the board representative for the retirement system when is dedicated to the trust act as well as distributing benefits. i want to shed some light on this process. first it is the policy it's a long-standing policy of this board to engage within a company and our ability to use our proxy to appeal to their human night and second to promote social rights and interests and third being investment restrictions and that's the selling off of our assets. we do have a policy from south african doing investments also in ireland. so i want to let supervisor to let you know on the requirement board we're going to be working together. and last month we made a request to adopt president obamas policy on how we're investing our money on firearms. it looks like the board is on the same track of thinking as the members of this chamber. thank you very much for your time >> mr. president, seeing no
Feb 7, 2013 6:30am PST
and celebrate chinese new years on the second and the commissioners are invited to the celebration of rosa parks birtd day at rosa parks. chinese new years celebration is also that day at 1030 and wanted to congratulate the winners of the richmond district spelling bee that included elementary schools in the richmond district. thank you. >> i would like to wish everybody because the next meeting is february 12 i happy chinese new year. >> okay. yes commissioner mendoza. >> really quickly i want just to share with everyone the wonderful experience during the mlk celebration. they do an annual event at the theater which is always sold out and always amazing and filled with youth who express yourself in ways that you can't imagine unless you experience it so i encourage you all to support youth speaks and the great work they're doing. i want to congratulate ucsf mission bay campus for their 10 year anniversary which was exciting to have and then lastly i think we already acknowledged this but i wanted to thank mayor lee for the proposal he's putting forward to not pull the trigger for this and
Feb 13, 2013 1:30am PST
the superintendent attended the rosa, parks school it was a wonderful event where the kids had t-shirts with rosa parks on it and a wonderful celebration and i want to thank the lake shore elementary community for including me on their mass and literacy night. >> commissioner mendoza? >> so i attended the kinsy collection opening at malad which was amazing and it really demonstrated the great work of our african american community. and there, the collection is going to be at moad and so the museum in san francisco from february 8th through may the 19th. and it is telling the story about african american history and culture from 1632 to present. and their selection included both art and historical treasures that have been collected over the years and we are actually working with one of our partners to see, about getting all of our middle school students down to see the collection. and then, last night, we joined tom,
Feb 10, 2013 3:30am PST
. my parents had a ranch in santa rosa and we went there all summer. i could see these people leaning over and checking. it looked exactly like the beautiful things about the ranch. i think he was pretty much in the never look back philosophy about the coit. i don't think he ever went to visit again after we moved from telegraph hill, which was only five or six years later. i don't think he ever had to see it when the initials are scratched into everything and people had literally destroyed the lower half of everything. >> well, in my view, the tower had been pretty much neglected from the 1930's up until the 1980's. it wasn't until then that really enough people began to be alarmed about the condition of the murals, the tower was leaking. some of the murals suffered wear damage. we really began to organize getting funding through the arts commission and various other sources to restore the murals. they don't have that connection or thread or maintain that connection to your history and your past, what do you have? that's one of the major elements of what makes quality of life in san
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am PST
backs and how they enjoyed it. commissioner murase. >> i am checking my calendar and i know that rosa parks, my daughter's school is celebrating rosa parks day on that day monday, so if there are dropouts, people that can't make it i will be there anyway. i would love to participate. >> and you have a special reader coming based on that anniversary. i will tell you later. >> just one more thank you to commissioner maufas for her leadership. it was a collaboration that she put together and event that happened nationally but fell off the radar in san francisco. it was happening in pockets. because of the great support last year it's got a lot of people -- people want to come back. it's crazy how fast the year kind of comes, so i really appreciate that, and somebody earlier mentioned marcos book store which we encourage people to get their books from that book store and considering donating to the school. a bunch of people are going out to el dorado, so it is a large effort that involves a lot of corporations and community members so we appreciate you all being involved and your s
Feb 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
university there is a different issue focus for each one, so we had one a couple months ago at the rosa parks senior community i believe, and so the focus was on housing and about tenant associations because that was something the people there were really concerned with, so those happened. usually there are several weeks in each series and at different residents or senior centers or sites around the community so we're covering different people in different communities and areas and that's one of the examples we are always open for ideas. if you say "hey this residence could use a senior and disability university or the survival school please let us know. the housing collaborative i'm not going to say anything about because one of the board members karen is going to talk about that and computer classes. we have a wonderful lab -- how many do we have now? i want to say about 10 or 12 computers. we have three classes but people really learn at their own pace and what is amazing with our class and people come in and there is instruction and how to turn on the computer and not be squared to
Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
this entire month, but also what we did last year and in previous years standing on the shoulders of rosa parkses, dr. martin luther king, sojourner truth, those are leaders from a historical perspective. i and supervisor breed stand ort shoulders of more recent giants, like espinola jackson, like ms. westbrook, ella hill hutch, doris ward, willie b. kennedy, just to name a few. anyhow, i welcome you and i'm looking forward to -- [laughter] (applause) >> thank you very much. look forward to having a spirited conversation and i'd like to give supervisor breed an opportunity to welcome you as well. >> thank you, supervisor cohen. i just want to start by just thanking you all so much for your patience. i know many of you have been here for a very long time waiting for this opportunity. i'm looking forward to hearing the stories. i'm looking forward to the folks here being honored for the great work that they've done in the community. i, of course, had a really challenging time choosing who i would honor. i settled it at careen mayfield and pat scott who are here today and i'm looking so forw
Search Results 0 to 34 of about 35 (some duplicates have been removed)